Yes. His treatment of the Clearances was partial, simplistic, and I think insulting, delivered in the same smug, opinionated way he displays in so much (all?) of his TV work.
I commiserate with you on your experience in Stirling, and his behaviour certainly doesn't surprise me.
NTS is a Scottish public and national body; as such it should be represented by a historian of substance and repute, not a media luvvy as full of himself as Oliver is.
"Self absorbed fud" - nice one. You describe him to a T.
With apologies, but his expression says it all. Smug.